No difference between wound drainage and non-drainage for femoral fractures
Wound drainage versus non-drainage for proximal femoral fractures: A prospective randomised studyInjury. 2005 Jan;36(1):100-4
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200 patients with proximal femoral fractures were randomized to receive suction drainage at the end of surgery or no drainage. At discharge, there was no significant difference between the two groups in the severity of wound haematoma and in the number of wound infections. The two groups also did not differ with respect to the average blood loss, volume of drainage, haemoglobin concentration, and ...
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